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“I am Okino. Rōnin of Terra Karana. No longer do I guide others on their adventures. Now . . . I seek my own adventure.”
— Okino

Okino (also known as the Rōnin of Terra Karana, formerly called Samurai of Terra Karana) is a former NPC and a Samurai that guided players to the Purple Key-Tana in Terra Karana. After failing to lead dozens of players to victory, he eventually meets the Ninja and promises them that he'll help them complete their quest. However, when he learned that Prime Empire was a game, he became depressed and thought everything he knew was false.

Eventually, when he became friends with the Ninja and helped them get the Purple Key-Tana, he decided to go on his own adventures after learning that he can make his own decisions.

After Unagami's Manifestation Gate brought Prime Empire's AI into Ninjago, Okino was quick to help the City's citizens under attack by the Whack Rats and Red Visors. He eventually chose to stay in Ninjago, once the conflict was over.

History

Prime Empire Original Shorts

Let's Dance

When Jay and Nya were playing Dancy Pants, Okino appeared in one of the video game consoles.

Gayle Gossip: A Closer Look

Okino made a cameo when an old commercial of Prime Empire was being shown.

He later appears when someone was playing Prime Empire.

Prime Empire

Dyer Island

Okino appeared in one of the game consoles when Leroy was playing Prime Empire. Moments later, he is shown when Leroy reached level thirteen.

Level Thirteen

Okino appeared in one of the Arcade Cabinets when a police officer was taking away an Arcade Cabinet.

I am Okino

In the digital world of Prime Empire. Okino spent his entire existence training around his house in the Forest of Discontent. When gamers started entering Terra Karana, players came through the Arcade Pod. Okino would treat them as his master and would guide them through the forest. The first player who came was a cocky newbie gamer, who wasted all four of his lives and becomes cubed. The ashamed Okino believed he had failed him and put his sword in the ground as a tribute to his fallen master. Over time player after player came and died and Okino put their swords near his house as a memorial. Okino started to lose all hope and stopped training has hard and became lazier. When a successful samurai and his sage master came Okino realized he needed a more positive attitude, So he trained harder awaiting a new gamer. When an adventure-ready woman came, Okino successfully led her through the forest. She made it further then any other of Okino's masters and she made it to the top of the Cliffs of Hysteria but was taken by a giant bird, losing her last life as a result. Okino put her sword into the ground and regretted that he had failed and that his name would be known for failure, He swore not to guide anyone else to their doom. But then the Ninja came out of the arcade pod and he agreed to help them find the Purple Key-Tana.

The Glitch

Okino guided the Ninja through the forest until they were ambushed by the Whack Rats. The tied up Ritchie and he told them about a glitch they could use to get through the forest. Okino did not understand that Prime Empire was a video game, so he was shocked to see the digital glitch. The Ninja and Okino entered the glitch and were ambushed by Red Visors as it was a trap set by Unagami. The Ninja lost seven of their lives as a result, and Okino saved them by fighting off the Red Visors. The Ninja left the glitch to the end of the forest and Okino came with them. Okino was sad to discover the true nature of his world and the Ninja cheered him up saying he could be a friend of theirs, and they would need his help as they didn't have many lives left.

The Cliffs of Hysteria

Okino walked through Terra Karana with the Ninja depressed that his world was a lie and that he was a pawn. He guided the Ninja up the Cliffs of Hysteria. When the Red Visors ambushed them, he hung next to the cliffside depressed and deflected one of Unagami's Aerial Drones' laser beams back at it. When the Ninja reached the top of the cliff, Okino told the Ninja that since he was programmed by Unagami then he can't be trusted and could betray them but the Ninja told him he can make his own choices. Okino decided to follow the Ninja through the maze.

The Maze of the Red Dragon

Okino narrated his story while following the Ninja into the Maze of the Red Dragon. He guided the Ninja through the maze and spotted out boobytraps. When the Ninja had to choose between going left or right and asked Okino, Unagami stopped time and confronted Okino. Unagami told him that the Ninja are truthful that Okino is not real, to his sadness.

However, Unagami tells him that he is building a machine that will give Okino a place in the Ninjago. Unagami told Okino that the Ninja oppose him and that they must be destroyed. Okino said that would be dishonorable and denied. Unagami claimed that if he helped the Ninja then he'll stay in Prime Empire forever. Then, time unfroze, and Okino told the Ninja to go left. When they found the Key-Tana, Okino told the Ninja to sneak up on the Red Dragon, However, Jay failed and the dragon woke up and the Ninja had to fight it. Unagami stopped time again and asked Okino to be silent and allow the Ninja to perish. Torn between the two sides, Okino showed the Ninja the dragon's weak spot. The Ninja attacked it until Jay grabbed the Key-Tana and used it to defeat the Red Dragon. The dragon was reduced to an amulet, and Okino told him that he could use it in a future battle once and only once. Unagami stopped time again and told Okino that the gate would still be opened but swore Okino would never see it. The Ninja told Okino that he could come with them but Okino choose to seek his own adventure. He placed his sword in the ground near his house with the swords of his fallen masters and left to start his own journey.

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Okino appeared in one of the posters that were in Milton Dyer's room.

The Speedway Five-Billion

Okino appears in Gamer's Market and smiles when Racer Seven and the Ninja won the Speedway Five-Billion.

The Temple of Madness

Okino hears the shock wave from the Temple of Madness.

Game Over

Okino enters Ninjago City and defends two civilians from two Whack Rats. He, along with Gayle Gossip and Vinny, find themselves surrounded by Red Visors, only from them to shutdown.

As he was not seen returning to Prime Empire, this means he chose to live in Ninjago like he originally wanted to.

Appearances

LEGO Ninjago

Prime Empire Original Shorts

Season 12: Prime Empire

Video Games

Trivia

  • He shares the same hairpiece as Unagami. However, Okino's is black with a dark red tie while Unagami's is white with a red tie.
  • He is the third character to use Karlof's headpiece, the first being Hammer Head from the set 70615 Fire Mech, and the second being Scooter from the Ninjago 36th magazine.
  • His name may be a reference to the Okinawa Islands.
  • While his minifigure lacks any leg prints, in the show he has some printing on his feet, resembling sandals.
  • In the sets, he owns the weapon shop that appears in the Gamer's Market.
  • After previously identifying as the 'Samurai of Terra Karana', his adventure with the Ninja, inspired him to find his own path, now calling himself the "Rōnin of Terra Karana".
    • This is reference to the fact that Rōnin were samurai that served no master.
  • He makes a cameo in The Speedway Five Billion, showing relief when the Ninja won the race.
  • In the Korean-translated shows, his name is pronounced as Okio.
  • He and Unagami are the only known Prime Empire characters to appear before the actual Prime Empire video game resurfaced.
  • It is unknown if he will return in future seasons, as he now exists in the real world.
  • On LEGO.com, it was revealed that the reason Okino failed to guide players to the Purple Key-Tana before he met the Ninja was because he was programmed to fail by Unagami.[1]

Gallery

In LEGO Ninjago

References

  1. https://www.lego.com/en-us/kids/articles/ninjago/npcs-63c72e84b5e648e2b9664f275639e3d8
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